Head Veterinary Nurse - Large Team & Support Network!

Location Cornwall
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Generous Salaries DOE + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGNURCD
Published: 9 days ago

​We are looking for a Head Nurse to lead this nursing team, promoting and ensuring excellent standards of care to the practices' patients and clients.

About the Branch:

They are a well-established RCVS accredited mixed practice located in a picturesque market town in Cornwall. Treating a variety of species including seals and exotics. You will be joining a wonderful, friendly nursing team of 5 RVNs, 3 SVNS and 2 ANAs.

About you:

Ideally, you will be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and be capable of decision making and problem solving. The successful candidate would need to work closely alongside the Practice Manager and Clinical Directors, to maintain the high clinical standards. This role needs an organised individual with excellent communication skills and the exceptional ability to motivate the whole nursing team.

The role:

  • 32 – 40 hours per week

  • 1 in 7 on call rota

  • 1 in 5 Saturday mornings

  • Schedule 3 procedures supported.


  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays

  • £600 CPD Allowance per annum

  • Health Shield

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • One other membership subscription

  • VDS cover

  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Career progression opportunities.

If you are an experienced RVN or expereince in Senior/Head roles looking for a change- Get in Touch with Sophie!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.